Friday, June 10, 2016

MLB Ejection 072 - Chris Guccione (2; Dale Sveum)

1B Umpire Chris Guccione ejected Royals Hitting Coach Dale Sveum for arguing a check swing (strike three) call in the top of the 7th inning of the Royals-White Sox game. With two out and two on, Royals batter Salvador Perez attempted to check his swing on a 2-2 splitter from White Sox pitcher Chris Sale. Play was reviewed and adjudicated by the UEFL Appeals Board (Check Swing; 5-3-1), the call was correct. At the time of the ejection, the White Sox were leading, 7-5. The White Sox ultimately won the contest, 7-5.

This is Chris Guccione (68)'s second ejection of the 2016 MLB regular season.
Chris Guccione now has 7 points in the UEFL Standings (3 Previous + 2 MLB + 2 Correct Call = 7).
Crew Chief Jim Joyce now has 5 points in Crew Division (4 Previous + 1 Correct Call = 5).

This is the 72nd ejection report of the 2016 regular season.
This is Kansas City's 3rd ejection of 2016, T-3rd in the AL Central (MIN 5; CWS 4; DET, KC 3; CLE 1).
This is Dale Sveum's first ejection since August 28, 2013 (Lance Barksdale; QOC = N [Check Swing]).
This is Chris Guccione's first ejection since May 5, 2016 (Joe Girardi; QOC = Y [Balk]).

Wrap: Kansas City Royals vs. Chicago White Sox, 6/10/16 | Video available via "Read more"

Alternate Link: Guccione ejects Sveum after a swinging strikeout in the 7th (CWS)


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